CNN.com - Senate plans no probe of NSA spy program - Feb 17, 2006 “An investigation at this point basically would be detrimental to this highly classified program and our efforts to reach some accommodation with the administration,” said Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas.

This is the news I was dreading, and hoped would not come to pass.

Spying on US citizens at home is a line that should never be crossed, and the critters in Congress do not care. For what some foolish reason I thought this was just too much, even for a much-compromised politician.